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From: Tony Williams
Subject: Re: Basic Stamp vs Pic processors
Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2002 13:07:32 +0100
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In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> Interesting how we all have different ways of doing things
> and different preferences. I grew up on forth, I dislike
> anything else.
If my experiences are anything to go by I would suggest
that you have an engineering background... I notice that
engineers take immediately to Reverse Polish, without
even knowing (or caring) about what RP means.
> I use alot of PICs and always start with a standard routine
> that gives me a user stack and push and pop subroutines.
The Forth's lifo data stack is slightly awkward on a PIC.
AIUI one of the few uP's to implement stacks in h'ware,
aligned to Forth's requirements, was the Zilog Super-8.
I never got a chance to use it though.
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